Setting Writing Goals

All writers should make goals before they sit down and write. We highly recommend setting SMART writing goals. This stands for Smart, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-oriented goals. Click on the Power Point below for a presentation on how to create these types of writing goals, as well as how to break down large projects into smaller goals, and how to create a semester-long writing plan for yourself. Click on the slideshow in order to hear the presentation's narration. (Deaf and hard-of-hearing students may view the presentations "notes" function for a written text of the narration).

Setting SMART Writing Goals (ppt)

Access our semester writing plan template to create a semester plan for yourself. 


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